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Definition: Resolution


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  • Formal authorisation or expression of an action, decision, intention, opinion, transaction, etc.
  • The proposition put before a meeting of stockholders (shareholders) or the directors of a firm for discussion, approval or adoption. Resolutions are of four common types: (1) Elective (see elective resolution), (2) Extraordinary (see extraordinary resolution), (3) Ordinary (see ordinary resolution), and (4) Special (see special resolution).
  • Appropriate disposition of a complaint or protest through prescribed or standard procedures.
  • Sharpness or clarity of a monitor, printer, or scanner image, expressed in an appropriate unit: pixels per inch (PPI) for monitors, dots per inch (DPI) for printers, and samples per inch (SPI) for scanners.

Also:

  • A strong will, determination.
  • The state of being resolute.
  • A statement of intent, a vow

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Resolution are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 30th September 2019.